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Alan Jenkins, It’s Time for a ‘Bigotry Pass’ on Scripts, Holywood Rep., June 10, 2020.

Abstract: THE REPORT Years ago, I sold a script to Fox Animation that included a character wrongly accused of a traffic violation (believe me, it was more entertaining than it sounds). Turning a critical eye to stereotypical storylines and character types that are harmful (and, by the way, lazy writing) should be a standard practice for an industry that has so loudly declared its support for Black lives - yet so often denigrates them in its storytelling. But for an industry with a long history of promoting harmful racial stereotypes; advancing a narrative of Black and brown people as dangerous threats; and endorsing the idea that police violence, and even torture, are normal and acceptable, change is long overdue.